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it with clinton. wasn't the one with clinton where they put a different speech in the prompt? >> actually it wasn't the state of the union. a big health care speech. that was september 1993. he was... it was supposed to be a speech on health care. what was in there was state of the union from six months before. yes. seriously. i was in charge. >> jon: you were in charge? in theory, yeah. jon: but in practice? and as i saw the speech going through at hyper speed and clinton being brilliant and just add libbing the entire thing, i saw my career going before my eyes. >> jon: they never got the actual speech back up? >> 13 minutes. 13 minutes while looking at a screen that had another speech going at 90 miles per hour. it was amazing >> jon: how many "reallys" did he use? did he say anything like, "it's really, really, really important." it's very, very, very, big. he didn't do any of that? is this just going to be another exercise in theater? >> it's always theater. theater is important. the theater does matter. the big new theater you're going to see tomorrow but i do think in this case the symboli
doing the shows. secretary clinton was asked to do it. having been through quite a pretty intense week with the loss of our colleagues in benghazi, the violence against our embassies all over the arab and muslim world and that friday having to join president obama in grieving the families of fallen colleagues and bringing their bodies back. i was asked as i've been in the past and i said i would. >> jon: they hand you a -- they give you a sheet and say this is what happened? >> what happened in this particular instance is -- in all instances when you prepare you go through the background materials ant prep tory process. >> jon: so you prepare for the sunday shows? >> yes. >> jon: i've seen the sunday shows. [laughter] so what was the -- on that day, the basic point was as far as we know this is related to demonstration based on ape -- on a movie. we think there might be extremists involved. we don't know the whole thing yet. >> i shared the basic information our intelligence community had. they were wrong in one respect we learned subsequently. we learned there wasn't a protest. >> jon
strongest alley in the -- ally in the arab world. secretary clinton said al jazeera is not part of the problem but the solution. i'm comfortable with it. i completely get the criticism but it was a good choice and the net benefit for the u.s. is positive. >> jon: it shows. the book talks a lot about the sustainability of capitalism. capitalism is based in consumption and very difficult to reform it even while it's being one of the staunchest defenders of sustainability. my point was only in how complicated the ties are. >> i get i. it's complicated. i completely believe in this. it's absolutely the right choice. if i could talk for a moment about sustainable capitalism. >> jon: we're going to go to i believe beer and violent movies and then we'll come back and talk about sustainability [cheers and applause] >> jon: welcome back. we're talking here with vice president al gore. we're talking earlier. it's one of the most interesting pieces in the book is this idea of sustainable capitalism. >> yes. >> jon: which is difficult because it's look by definition a voracious overeater. [
for seeming to weed out employees and took hillary clinton to task for embracing yasser arafat's wife. and yasser arafat took mel gibson to task and also took renee zellweger to task. took the school newspaper at at high school to task. really, really haitz anti-semitism. some of those seem like an overreyak but he feels like he is standing up for a group whenever he feels they are unfairly ma lined. >> assemblyman dove dressed up for a party dressed up in blackface makeup, an afro wig and an orange jersey. [ laughter ] >> jon: what? >> not that it really matters but that is poorly done blackface. he doesn't look like a basketball player but a jew that went on a cruise without a hair product. what possible excuse do you have for do this? >> it was purim. it's when people get dressed up and try to look different and try to be different. >> jon: really, purim. what it's purim. everyone knows on purim you get to be racist. [ laughter ] black history what now? i'm sorry i interrupted you. you were digging a deeper hole. >> on purim people dress up as arabs. everything you can imagine. >>
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